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RE: GPS route using "No Left Turn" algorithm?

As she said "Turn right here"...."Left".
garry1p 02/13/17 10:48am Technology Corner
RE: Getting older MH road ready

Agree more info on year make and as others say how long it has been setting. Be careful using starting fluid and only use it after trying to start and have a starting problem. The fluid if overused will dry the cylinder walls and lock up the engine.
garry1p 02/13/17 10:30am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Bitdefender Free Antivirus

I used it for years and just upgraded to Bitdefender AV Plus mainly because it has ransom ware protection. Same virus protection as the free but more options you can't go wrong I also have Malwarebytes installed and the two programs get along just fine. Windows 10 64 bit. Added this post... BD Plus has a secure browser feature for using on a public WIFI you might be interested in.
garry1p 02/12/17 01:39pm Technology Corner
RE: Old coach smells

X2 on mice they give off a musty type order and you smell it as soon as you open the door (ask me how I know}. We put in a large bouquet of eucalyptus and that took the mice smell out until they found a way beck in. Dryer sheets work short time. When all else fails ozone generator works great but you should not occupy the RV while the ozone generator is running.
garry1p 02/07/17 03:33pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: ANY have comments on SAFE T Plus Steering control

I have the Safe T Plus and it does help. I have no steering problem from the unit but it will not FIX the problem just make it drive better and less wander in the wind. A rear track bar "and" the Safe T Plus will make a big difference and that would be my recommendation. Really noticeable improvement when big rigs pass you. Even so when the wind gust is above 35 I start looking for a campground.
garry1p 02/02/17 08:25pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Equalizer Headphones That Do Not Cost A Small Fortune?

I bought a pair of these at a thrift store $10 and they do for me what you are looking for. There is another one on ebay but I did not see the 120V ac power supply mine had both 120Vac or 12Vdc in package. head phones
garry1p 01/28/17 05:33pm Technology Corner
RE: restoring 1987 holaday Rambler

Guess I'm missing something why not use a double or 3 gaskets?
garry1p 01/21/17 04:08pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: inverter/converter problems?

The fact the wires get warm/hot to touch in such a short time tell me the batteries may not be connected correctly or there is a short to ground in the cable going to the batteries. Where are you checking the battery voltage? The fuse is there to protect the wiring and sounds like it is doing its job.
garry1p 01/12/17 07:23pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: No power from shore or generator, ok on inverter, need help

If you bought an inverter without the charge function then you could buy a 60 amp CONVERTER for about the same price as a good battery charger. Your 20 amp charger is really not sufficient for an RV.
garry1p 01/12/17 07:04pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Remote computer access

DYDNS provides the service you are looking for. They do have a free version but no tech support my service is less than $50 a year. No worry about dynamic or static IP since DYDNS takes care of it for you. You will have to set up port forwarding but they can help you with that.
garry1p 01/03/17 06:35pm Technology Corner
RE: C B Radio Help

SWR is the "standing wave ratio" you might want to look it up in Google. Your CB is limited to 5 watts output power A high SWR could reflected as high as 4 Watts of that output power "back into" the CB so a poorly tuned antenna may very well damage your output transistor. So until you figure out the problem limit you transmit time to a few seconds at a time. A high SWR while not good on the receiver side will only lead to somewhat poorer reception and not damage the CB. To tune the antenna for best performance you change the physical length of the antenna on most automobile CB antennas there is a set screw near the base that lets you move the antenna up or down by a half inch or more. They are usually very close where they should be the SWR meter lets you fine tune the antenna. Read the manual some units tell you how you can adjust for best performance using the signal meter on the unit. I agree with others sounds as if the problem is in the coax line or a bad CB. SWR tuning instructions
garry1p 01/03/17 06:02pm Technology Corner
RE: Hydroboost and break power steering problem

When replacing the power steering pump you can bleed the system by turning the steering wheel (engine running) "all" the way to the left then back and all the way to the right. Do this a couple of times. When the brake hose to the wheel cylinders go bad the brakes do not release after you apply the brakes causing that wheel to lock up. RV brakes require a lot more foot pressure than an automobile are you sure you have NO brakes?
garry1p 01/01/17 04:32pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Using toad to pull MH backwards

I tried backing up once with the toad connected and darn near broke my wife's arm so I disconnected everything (Brake Buddy) and backed the MH all of 20ft to get in a position to pull forward and turn. I wondered then why in the heck did I not just pull the MH backward with the Jeep. If ever in this situation again that is what I would do.
garry1p 12/05/16 03:34pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Lost man

from herewego Last post I found 01/29/13 08:33pm .
garry1p 12/03/16 08:57am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Verizon "Home Phone"

One solution would be to use the old style corded phones. The Home Phone has 2 RJ 11 slots so you could have 2 phones you would have to run wire to both phones. Not as convenient but workable. Not sure how to get around the ground problem with the wireless other than your current set up. You can find old style phones at thrift stores for a dollar.
garry1p 11/23/16 08:17pm Technology Corner
RE: W 10 Backup Question

From what I understand you can back up all you want but if you have a disk wipe out then you have to have some way to boot your backup to a new disk and that is not provided in the win 10 backup.
garry1p 11/21/16 05:01pm Technology Corner
RE: 8R19.5 Double Coin tires ( just purchased )

Mine are 6 years old nitrogen filled by dealer no extra charge. Around 10K miles no problems, no cracks in sidewalls, added a little air once. I was warned by many on this forum about putting my family at risk with Chinese tires but with the limited miles I drive I saved a ton of money and very satisfied with Double Coin tires.
garry1p 11/20/16 07:56pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Kwikee step replacement

I have 1990 Kwikee original steps had a few problems, dirty connector and replaced the motor ($45) not what I would call "ongoing" problems. Parts are available and steps are repairable what kind of problems are you experiencing that makes you want to replace?
garry1p 11/20/16 07:36pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Parking Motorhome on limestone/gravel

With the use you describe you are doing everything necessary for tire life. However; as you can read several folks park on wood some on rubber pads if you are worried about it take one of these suggestions it sure won't hurt, make you feel better and could help.
garry1p 10/16/16 05:30pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Force router reset while away

WOW I never thought of that my camera DVR does an auto reset every Sunday plus I can reboot remotely. The modem/router has never gone offline should it do so I have no way to reboot. Guess I should look into a weekly POR worse case I loose a week of data if it did go offline.
garry1p 09/20/16 07:13pm Technology Corner
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